One Problem solved !
I will explain what the Problem was and how i solved it.
After i installed BackTrack3 Final on my HDD and ran: startx the video settings were horrible... some crazy colours and u could not read any text good. The Problem is, that i needed some ATI Drivers for my HD 4850.
This is the way i solved (i just followed a posting wich were already posted here).
At first download the ATI Drivers from ATI Page. For me it was:
Before we go on, we need kernel headers (kernel.lzm)
and wait a bit...Code:lzm2dir kernel.lzm /
after that we run the driver installation, but before we can do it, we must run this command:
chmod +x ati-driver-installer-8-8-x86.x86_64.run
otherwise we can Permission denied error. (Thanks to PhillyBlonds, he found it out with chmod trick)
Now lets run the installation file:
Just press Enter all the time, only select the defaults.Code:./ati-driver-installer-8-8-x86.x86_64.run
When u are finished u should see Prompt: Installation complete. When you get some errors, you have maybe forgot to copy Kernel headers.. i made this mistake too.
At the end run this command:
Now reboot and login and run "startx", if you got luck everything will work.Code:aticonfig --initial -f
When your screen turns black or you get a error like: Out of Range (like me ) don't get crazy, just push: CTRL+ALT+NumPlus few times untill you see something... This is because some screens doesn't support the refreshrate or resolution settings after installed the new drivers.
Now you can see Catalyst Control Center in the K-Menu. HAve fun !! I hope this will work for you... this problem took for me some hours.
My mistakes were: didnt load kernel headers and didnt push CTRL+ALT+Numplus enough .
Sorry when i copy some text of other members and sorry for my bad english. If i made a mistake please correct me
Good luck m8's !!!